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ABOUT #REPRESENTHER

Women make up half the US population and give birth to 100% of the population, but still make up less than 20% of Congress! We’re not guaranteed paid parental leave, universal pre-K, or equal pay – all of which contribute to the US ranking 28th globally on gender equality. Let’s use our voices and actions to change these statistics and demand better representation for women, regardless of race, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, ability, immigration status, or circumstance. To quote Audre Lorde, “I am not free while any women is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.”

 

 

#RepresentHer Actions

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Stigma on Abortion

95% of women don't regret having abortions. 45 years after Roe v. Wade, it's time we #RepresentHer. Watch this short video.

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Why It’s More Important Than Ever That Hollywood Gets It Right On Abortion

It’s more important than ever we join together and advocate for reproductive freedom from Hollywood to the Hill. Read this Op-Ed.

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Valerie Jarrett On African American Women's Equal Pay Day: "Let's Not Silence Ourselves"

In partnership with Valerie Jarrett and the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign, we used #RepresentHer to advocate for policies and programs that support women and girls of color. Read Valerie Jarrett's piece.

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We Must Challenge The Systemic Hurdles All Latina Women Face

Unfortunately, the workplace is not the only area where Latinas are falling behind.Read Journalist Soledad O’Brien's piece for Latina Women's Equal Pay Day.

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Diane Guerrero Writes Why She Is So Passionate About Closing The Wage Gap

On average, women earn 80 percent of what men earn. But Latinas are paid much less, just 54 cents for every dollar paid to men — or about half. Read Actress Diane Guerrero's piece for Latina Women's Equal Pay Day.

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